Igor MINAIEV
Игорь МИНАЕВ
Igor MINAIEV
Russia / France, 1993, 99mn 
Colour, fiction
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Наводнение

 

 The Deluge

 L'Inondation

 
Directed by : Igor MINAIEV (Игорь МИНАЕВ)
Writing credits : Jacques BAYNAC (Жак БАЙНАК), Igor MINAIEV (Игорь МИНАЕВ)
 
Cast
Natalia EGOROVA (Наталья ЕГОРОВА)
Isabelle HUPPERT (Изабель ЮППЕР) ...Sofia
Svetlana KRIUCHKOVA (Светлана КРЮЧКОВА)
Mariya LIPKINA (Мария ЛИПКИНА) ...Ganka
Boris NEVZOROV (Борис НЕВЗОРОВ) ...Trofine
Andrei TOLUBEYEV (Андрей ТОЛУБЕЕВ)
 
Cinematography : Vladimir PANKOV (Владимир ПАНКОВ)
Production design : Vladimir MURZIN (Владимир МУРЗИН), Ilya MURZIN (Илья МУРЗИН)
Music : Anatoli DERGACHEV (Анатолий ДЕРГАЧЕВ)
Companies : ERATO-FILM (France); IMA-FILM (ИМА-ФИЛЬМ)
 
Release date in France : 1995-05-02, Site

Awards :
Prix de la meilleure image et du meilleur rôle féminin à Isabelle Huppert au Festival "Kinoshock" à Anapa, 1993

Plot synopsis
Petrograd, 1920. Although Sophia and Trofim Ivanytch have been married for a long time, she has never been able to bear him a child; he finds this unforgivable. Desperately afraid of losing her husband, Sophia agrees to adapt on orphan: a thirteen-year-old girl. Years later, the adolescent becomes Trofim’s mistress. As the waters of the Neva break their banks and flood the city, Sophia’s despair turns to hatred. She must get rid of this intruder to return the man she loves...
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2021
- Russian film festival in Paris, Paris (France), 2016
- Cinessonne : Festival du cinéma européen en Essonne, A l'affiche dans plusieurs villes (France), 2012
- Moscow, St-Petersburg, two capitals, one country, Toulouse (France), 2010
- Moscow, St-Petersburg : two faces of Russia, Paris (France), 2010
- Honfleur Russian Film Festival, Honfleur (France), 2009
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2008
- Russian films in the cinema Arlequin, Paris (France), 2007
- Paris Russian Film Festival, Paris (France), 2007
- Russian Film Festival, Orléans (France), 2007
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 1995-05-02

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